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Connecting Nighthawk AX5400 with AT&T gateway via bridge mode

Emma0225
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Connecting Nighthawk AX5400 with AT&T gateway via bridge mode

Hello, wanted some advice or opinions on my setup with my nighthawk AX5400 bridged to AT&T’s gateway work well? My plan will be the 1000gb plan. Please let me know if this will work well. My house is 1 floor about 2,400 square feet. Best Buy told me I would have no problems.

Thanks
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Emma0225
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Re: Connecting Nighthawk AX5400 with AT&T gateway via bridge mode

Anyone?
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plemans
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Re: Connecting Nighthawk AX5400 with AT&T gateway via bridge mode

each device maker calls it something different. 

Are you planning on putting the netgear in access point mode or the att device in its passthrough/modem only mode? 

They will connect but it just needs setting up properly to prevent a double nat. 

https://kb.netgear.com/30186/What-is-Double-NAT

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Emma0225
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Re: Connecting Nighthawk AX5400 with AT&T gateway via bridge mode

Hello, i meant speed wise will this work ok?
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plemans
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Re: Connecting Nighthawk AX5400 with AT&T gateway via bridge mode

You mean the RAX50?
its a pretty rock solid router.

Sadly, its usually not the router that is a bottleneck for most peoples network but the device you're using and distance/interference. 

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Emma0225
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Re: Connecting Nighthawk AX5400 with AT&T gateway via bridge mode

So with my 1000gb plan from AT&T and my router I should get really good speeds right? All AT&T told me was to bridge it with there gateway and my router. Was also told to make sure to turn off wifi on there gateway.
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plemans
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Re: Connecting Nighthawk AX5400 with AT&T gateway via bridge mode

Usually if they're having you disable wifi, they're not putting it in passthrough mode. 

If you're disabling wifi, you'd want to put the netgears IP address into the att devices DMZ 

or you'd want to put the netgear into access point mode. 

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